Man, 36, arrested for allegedly molesting female, 19

Man, 36, arrested for allegedly molesting female, 19

SINGAPORE - Thanks to two members of the public, a 36-year-old man has been arrested for his suspected involvement in a case of outrage of modesty.

On Sep 28, 2014 at about 11.30pm, a 19 year-old female was reportedly molested at the vicinity of Jurong East Street 32.

According to a statement from the police, the commotion caught the attention of the two passers-by who, after a short chase, assisted the victim's husband in detaining the suspect.

Officers from Clementi Police Division responded and arrested the suspect at the scene.

The suspect will be charged in court on Sep 30, 2014.

If convicted, the suspect may be jailed for up to two years, or fined, and be liable for caning.

stephluo@sph.com.sg

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